The following was posted (with photos) on the Sooke Fire Rescue Services Facebook page. To follow them directly, click their post below.
#Sooke crews back and cleaned up from beach fire on Ella Beach. Reminder that beach fires are not permitted in the District of Sooke. Let’s try not to ruin this piece of paradise.
You’ll notice on one of the pictures that it was still 449 degrees Fahrenheit after 90 minutes of fighting the fire.